When I see a Ladybug,
it’s hard for me to not think of the embodiment of metamorphosis
Ladybug has life lessons for us to meditate on
walking with balanced footsteps
Transformation into an authentic spiritual path
knows the power of our earthbound connection
Spirits run atop the mountain when light is at its peak
It’s easy to feel inebriated when soaking up the sun
But doing your dharma isn’t always about being a social butterfly,
having your ducks in a row, having a good time, or pleasing others . . .
In darker days, deeper feelings take refuge within
the fiery embers of the soul’s dream lodge
Darker days and colder weather can have an adverse affect
on learning how to be a human
Have you had a hard day’s night or a tough week?
We remember past loved ones, old relationships and old connections
Perhaps there are regretful memories or maybe even nostalgia . . .
But are you able to hold hands with the who you used to be
and make friends with the who you are now?
Or are they totally separate, disconnected and compartmentalized entities?
I like to view such phenomena as an interplay between
personal identity interacting with group consciousness.
There are times when the mythical spiritual quest works its magic
on the inside – moving in mysterious ways, not without uncertainty
But the awakening wintry slumber is fluid, and flows toward its source!
Nature wants to nurture organic co-mingling opportunities . . .
A place where novel, creative free thinking are real possibilities,
where heaven and earth tango together
Till we meet again along the trails,